Hospitality
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4/24/2019

The E77 Company is building a spa hotel in Lithuania that seeks to attract the millennial crowd. Spa Hotel Ese will replace Hotel Sonata, which closed last year, with amenities such as kitchenettes and adults-only sections.

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Spa Opportunities
4/24/2019

We Care Spa near Palm Springs, Calif., counts celebrities Donna Karan, Molly Sims and Matt Damon among its fans. The spa recently added suites and private villas for guests as part of an extensive remodel.

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Forbes
4/24/2019

The only Omnilux Green LED light in the US is available at Carasoin Day Spa & Skin Clinic in West Hollywood, Calif. The Caviar Lime Acid Peel at Lancer Dermatology in Beverly Hills has the approval of celebrities such as Brie Larson and Victoria Beckham.

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4/24/2019

The Turmeric Face Mask, Herbal Witch Hazel Toner and Krees Skincare Amber Hydrosilk Exfoliating Cleanser are five-star skin care products created by black women.

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Essence online
4/23/2019

Hilton Chief Financial Officer Kevin Jacobs says the rise of the global middle class will sustain demand for travel and lodging into the future. Hilton has established a strong presence in China and debuted the LXR brand in Dubai, with a London property to follow.

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Yahoo
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4/23/2019

Bathtubs are draining away into history in US hotels, with shower-only rooms comprising nearly 25% of the total, three times that of a few years ago. Both guest demand and the appeal of more revenue-generating space drive the trend, designers say.

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Marketplace
4/23/2019

Small Luxury Hotels CEO Jean-Francois Ferret believes proximity to water and art are keys to a luxury lodging experience. "Water is not only wellness or a spa; people are looking for restorative water. Water is life," he says.

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Travel Market Report
4/23/2019

Cedar Fair will break ground Thursday on a university facility in Sandusky, Ohio, that will be part of a degree program it is creating with Bowling Green State University. Students may enroll in the program to obtain a bachelor's degree in resort and attraction management starting in fall 2020 and then move to the Sandusky location for specialized courses in their junior and senior years.

4/23/2019

Hospitality occupancy in Glenwood Springs, Colo., has shown a significant increase so far this year as the ski industry tops recent performances. January's accommodations tax receipts totaled $74,701, up 19% year over year.

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4/23/2019

March hotel occupancy in Colorado Springs fell slightly after a strong February, but still hit the highest level in 22 years. Overall occupancy for the first three months increased to 62.4% from 59.5% in 2018.